Gal.4:7 says, Wherefore thou art no more a servant, but a son; and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ.
So what are the things that can hinder us, disturb us from being a son?
God’s purpose for man is for him to live a life of dominion. God wants man to be in charge. God commanded man to live a life of dominion at the beginning, but when man fell, he lost the power to live in dominion.
This power to live a life of dominion was restored to man when Jesus died in man’s place on the cross, buried, and resurrected. The Lord Jesus Christ has paid the price and paved the way for us to dominate.
The question now is, why are believers not dominating?
Despite the sacrifice of Jesus, many of us are still being oppressed, harassed, and not occupying our place in destiny.
We shall be looking at some of the hindrances to dominion.
We will look at some things that are hindering us from dominating.
Here are a few reasons.
This is to refuse to comply with or follow the laid down rules. As citizens of the heavenly kingdom, we are to enforce the will of God on earth. (Philippians 3:20).
God set the rules, patterns, or standards, we are to follow them. If we will not follow His rules by disobeying them, how do we expect Him to give us dominion? It is God who sets up kings and removes kings.
Just like you cannot keep disrespecting your boss in the office and expect a promotion, you cannot live against God’s word and be empowered to live in dominion. Deuteronomy 28:1. Obedience is a vital key to living a dominion life. 2 Corinthians 10:6.
This scripture is saying; fulfill your obedience to God and get incontestable dominion.
- Lack of knowledge
Hosea 4:6. Knowledge is very vital if we want to live a life of dominion. When the use of a thing is not known, abuse is inevitable. It is the lack of knowledge that will make a prince walk on foot while the servant is riding on a horse.
Knowledge is needed for us to know those things that have been freely given to us in Christ Jesus. If a child does not know he is an heir to a great property, another person will take over it.
True knowledge comes from consistency, studying, and meditation on the word of God. Galatians 4:1-7.
- Lack of violence
Violence is crucial in the school of dominion. For us to rule, we must be violent. How do you expect to rule over violent spirits, violent situations, and violent adversaries, if you are not violent (Matthew 11:12)?
Even the Bible said right from the day of John the Baptist, the kingdom of God suffereth violence and the violent shall take it by force.
We must be violent in the place of prayer, and lawful physical action birthed by faith. As a believer, we are to dominate everywhere; in politics, business, academics, in our offices, on that contract, in our marriages, etc.
We have examples of people that dominated even in strange places; like Mordecai, Daniel, Joseph, etc. It is your right as a believer in Christ Jesus to dominate. From today receive the grace for spiritual violence and go dominate in Jesus’ name.
Many of us are where we are because we are afraid to take a bold steps; in ministries, politics, business, academics, careers, and the like. Israel was afraid of the giant in the land, and they wasted good forty years. Fear is highly detestable in this kingdom. Revelations 21:8.
Among many others are unbelievers.
Judah lost his signet, and scepter to immorality, just like many children of God are losing their authority to sin. Genesis 38:7-18, Genesis 49:10. Sin is deadly; it cripples and makes people impotent spiritually.
For a child of God to live in dominion, he must have a right standing with God. His garment must always be white. Ecclesiastes 9:8. You can only exercise your dominion when your obedience to God is complete. 2 Corinthians 10:6
In conclusion, God has pronounced His blessings on His children; these blessings include living in dominion.
It is our responsibility to do what is needed and begin to enjoy what God had freely given to us.
I pray the Lord will help us to dominate in every aspect of our life.
As that will be all for today.
I pray the Lord will give us deep meaning of His word in Jesus’ name.
This post is duly credited to Folasayo